Scientific Program Manager

Level Consulting AG


Our client, a Foundation for Clinical Cancer Research, is an organization with a strong philanthropic mission. It is based in Switzerland, however truly global in its reach and activities. To grow the team and support the operations and administration of the funding programs, and to ensure compliance with the mission and strategy of the foundation, we are looking for a


with a proven track record in clinical trials and experience in the field of oncology.


  • Manage the clinical cancer research grant selection process
  • Work in close collaboration with the advisory board members and the scientific grant review committee to assess grant applications
  • Closely monitor the progress of current and past research studies
  • Ensure successful grant management through risk identification and mitigation
  • Contribute to strategy development in collaboration with the team, the foundation, and the advisory boards
  • Apply sound impact measurement methodologies to follow up on and measure impact creation within the individual projects
  • Communicate with contract offices of the grantee institutions


  • M.D. or Masters degree in life science, with in-depth knowledge of oncology
  • Minimum 3 years proven track record in clinical trials
  • Knowledge and experience in grant management
  • Passionate about philanthropic work and creating a positive impact in cancer patients live
  • Must have fluent command of English, German desired
  • Ability to build long-lasting and close relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to take ownership in areas of responsibility and prioritize competing demands
  • The role is based in the northern part of Switzerland with approximately 15% travel time

We offer

As part of the existing team, and reporting directly to the CEO, you will have the opportunity to influence the course of the funding program. In a stable and close-knit work environment, talent from diverse background is empowered to take risks and approach challenges unconventionally. You will join a team of creative pioneers, relentless in their drive to generate sustainable value for their clients.

Contact and Address

For further information contact Dr. Vanessa Kleinschnittger (+41 44 366 66 33). Please send your complete application by email to Please indicate the media source and reference 24250001.

Level Consulting AG
Mühlebachstrasse 70 CH-8008 Zürich
Tel. +41 44 366 66 33 /

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In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 53470.

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